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Mar 7, 2012 12:00am EST
is now in. mitt romney slightly ahead of rick santorum. but it's going to be difficult for rick santorum to catch up by all accounts. 38% for romney. 37% for santorum. it's a significant lead right now. we'll see what's going on. let's take a look and see what happened in oklahoma. earlier in the night 99% of the vote is in. rick santorum wins in oklahoma with 34%. romney coming in second, 28%. gingrich, third. ron paul with only 10%. tennessee, another important win for rick santorum tonight. 37% going for santorum, 28% for romney. 24% for gingrich. only 9% for ron paul. let's take a look at alaska though. within the past few seconds the caucuses were winding down in alaska. there's no votes officially counted yet in alaska. we're going to be updating you right now -- we'll be uprighting you on what's going on in alaska. 24 delegates at stake in alaska. you get a sense of what's happening, the winners and the losers. look at this. ten states, romney so far has won four. in virginia, vermont, massachusetts and idaho. those are all romney wins. rick santorum's having a pretty good night a
Mar 6, 2012 4:00pm PST
so perhaps among some southern evangelicals, mitt romney's mormon faith could be an issue. wolf? >> three states at the top of the hour will be closing their polls. and within a few seconds. standby, and we will share exactly what we know at the top of the hour. we are watching georgia. georgia, very much on our minds georgia, very much on our minds right now. -- captions by vitac -- >>> and we can make the first projection of the night. newt gingrich the former speaker of the house wins georgia. this was expected and all of the polls showing he had a substantial lead, but we can now formally project that newt gingrich will win georgia. 76 delegates at stake. we cannot yet make a formal projection with two other states closing right now. virginia and vermont. although, mitt romney is significantly ahead according to the exit polls in both of the states. we want to get more information in both of the states before we make a formal projection, but right now, we can't make that. mitt romney though significant ahead in both virginia and vermont. standby, and we will be
Mar 14, 2012 3:00pm PDT
dramatic southern sweep, mitt romney's camp insists santorum can only stall not block romney's path to victory. the defense secretary gets a first-hand look at the garage aisle afghan mission just as we get word the argentina end who allegedly gunned down 16 afghan civilians was flown out of that country tonight. >>> president obama says regime change in syria is a question of when not if. president assad isn't listening, pressing a crackdown on the south keeping that city from south keeping that city from anti-government rebels. -- captions by vitac -- >>> first some major international news tonight. a scary moment as the defense secretary leon panetta arrived to afghanistan. an afghan vehicle drove onto the runway area of a military base and set it afire. just as panetta's plane was landing. another major security breach but pentagon officials say no explosives were found in the vehicle and secretary panetta went on with his schedule, which includes a face-to-face promise to the afghan president hamid karzai for a thorough investigation of the shooting rampage blamed
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Mar 6, 2012 7:00pm EST
. but our decision desk tells us vermont and virginia are too close to call. and, get this, mitt romney is in a tight race with ron paul in each of those states. of course, rick santorum and newt gingrich didn't even qualify for the virginia primary so it was just romney and paul on the ballot. our exit polls show mitt romney is generally winning among voters who say their top concern is the economy but not everywhere. and rick santorum is leading among voters who say they want a candidate with a strong moral character. but that's also not across the board. much more on the exit polls in just a moment. again, fox news now projects newt gingrich has won his former home state of georgia. 419 delegates up for grabs across 10 super tuesday states tonight. that's more than the total that need to win the nomination. less than a half hour away from the polls closing in the biggest race of the night in the state of ohio. so stay tuned. first, to campaign carl cammeron live at romney headquarters in boston. carl, what are we learning from the early returns? >> well, we see from georgia that newt
Mar 20, 2012 9:00pm PDT
you, polls closed about an hour ago. mitt romney has won the state of illinois, mitt romney the projected winner in that state. the latest results we have right now are 19% in, mitt romney 54% of the vote, rick santorum, 28% of the vote, ron paul 9% of the vote, newt gingrich, 7% of the vote. we'll be watching those percentages in the rankings of the other candidates as the percentages of the vote increases. this is exciting. this is election night. republicans in the great state of illinois making big consequential decisions whether to punch their ballot for mitt romney, rick santorum, ron paul or newt gingrich. actually, that's not the way it has worked at all. have you seen what the ballot looks like that republicans were using tonight in illinois? it's different in every county, but this is representative. let's put up the macon county ballot. if you're going to vote in illinois and you're voting in macon county, which is right in the middle of the state, if you want mitt romney to be president, you can indicate you want mitt romney to be president of the united states,
Mar 13, 2012 8:00pm PDT
in these two states, we are already impacting the national debate on a scale that all of romney's ad money hasn't achieved. and we're doing it because ideas matter. being able to make a principle case matters. the reagan tradition of visionary conservatism was based on proverbs and the deep believe that without vision people perish. and i believe we need a visionary leader who is prepared to talk about a dramatically better future with dramatically more jobs, more energy, and a safer and stronger america. that's the key to winning this fall. not all this petty baloney, but the really big choices. and as i went around both states talking about $2.50 gasoline, having all sorts of folks in the elite media saying that's not possible, and finally on saturday in the "wall street journal" they wrote a piece that is entitled "newt gingrich is right about gasoline." and he walked through step by step why it's possible. and the fact is it's very possible. and then yesterday, steven moore reported in the "wall street journal," numbers are so amaz g amazing, the fact i want to about substance is what make
Mar 20, 2012 4:00pm PDT
. >>> it is a big night. the illinois primary. will mitt romney finally get it done? if he wins big, what's next for rick santorum and newt gingrich? >>> and republican budget man paul ryan youth fron"outfront." he says he's open to a trillion ondollars of new revenue. >>> let's go "outfront." >>> good evening. i'm erin burnett. "outfront" tonight -- pressure is on. polls in illinois close in less than an hour. we are in countdown mode after a couple of bruising weeks on the campaign trail and two major losses to rick santorum, of course in alabama and mississippi. mitt romney has to prove he can seal the deal tonight. 69 delegates in the state. it is the second-largest delegate grab to date. to get to the magic number of 1,144 needed to clinch the nomination, mitt romney needs every win he can get. we'll go through the delegate map in a minute. it is a little more come plifktplifk pli krichlt. >>> can romney made in-roads with traditional evangelicals and tea party supporters? we'll get all that information font from our exit poll. >>> two, will santorum surprise? the latest poll actually shows
Mar 18, 2012 1:00pm PDT
just say off the top also, we're actually at a mitt romney event waiting for him to come in. but to your point about rick santorum and those comments about english only, it is something that enflames passions on both sides. in terms of conservative circles, fred, conservatives feel like english should be the language of the land. it is just one of the enduring conservative ideals, right? and when he said that in puerto rico, he was then asked about it a little later and he stood by it, didn't really back down from it too much, but a lot of people in puerto rico and beyond, latinos back here in the u.s., it raised a lot of eyebrows. one puerto rican official said that it was a very limiting and narrow view and when you couple that, fred, couple that with some people who feel like republicans have been taking some very hard line anti-latino -- a hard line against issues that latinos care about, take illegal immigration, a lot of republicans say they want to deport illegal aliens or people who have been living here in the u.s. for a while, sonia sotomayor, the supreme court jus
Mar 11, 2012 1:00pm PDT
hold their primaries the next 48 hours. rick santorum and mitt romney, the latest polling shows an extremely tight race between the three candidates in alabama. and here's the most recent snapshot in mississippi. an american research poll shows gingrich leading there, but still in a statistical dead heat with romney. and in the overall delegate hunt, romney remains the clear front-runner. santorum is in second place with 203, followed by gingrich with 118 and paul trailing the back with 56 delegates. >>> mississippi voters are getting a lot of face time with the candidates. today rick santorum says that restaurants in -- newt gingrich attends a search service in the town of brandon followed by a campaign rally. both appeared on a sunday morning talk shows and asked about their chances come tuesday. >> we're looking of the a clean sweep you think on tuesday in the south ". >> it's a pretty tough battle ground down there, it's newt's background, we're out there running the insurgent campaign, and all the polls show us -- we'll be in alabama tomorrow and we're just going to hustle.
Mar 14, 2012 7:00pm EDT
market and we're going to dive right into it. sizzle number two. the santorum threat against romney. well, last night's primary showed it. romney's got to make a much better case that romney care in massachusetts isn't obama care. that's his challenge. and the story everybody's talking about, a goldman sachs executive quits in a very public way writing an op-ed in the "new york times," calling the firm and i quote toxic and destructive. but we ask, is the giant headed for failure? we begin tonight with the markets, the dow up 16, the close at 13, 194. the nasdaq up a point to 3,040, the s&p closing at 1394. now a little micro. rates rising, dollar strong, dollars up by .5% to 80, and gold is falling $51 all the way down to 1,642. ten-year bond rates closing at 2.72%. all right, rick santelli, my take is the economy's getting better, real interest rates are rising, that's boosting the value of the dollar. and because people like the economy in the stock market they're getting out of gold. what are you thinking? >> well, that there's several areas that are contributing to the increase in ra
Mar 6, 2012 5:30pm PST
of the bay state, massachusetts. mitt romney, our projected victor there as he is in the neighboring state of vermont. commonwealth of virginia, as well, in the romney column tonight. georgia was our first call of the night for native son, long time member of congress and house speaker newt gingrich. and then this, of course, is tonight's big prize. too close to call at this hour. this one could go late. the state of ohio, oklahoma, too early to call is the way we have it between santorum and romney. ditto, tennessee. too early to call. though you see the percentagewise, santorum with a big lead. so early on, and, again, some big ones yet to know, a good night in the romney column. let's check in at romney headquarters in boston. peter alexander with us from there tonight. hey, peter, good evening. >> reporter: hey, brian, good evening to you. you can hear the music blairbla here and the crowd has been shouting as each state goes up into the win column tonight. they recognize states win headlines, delegates win the nomination. that remains their focus over the course of this evening. they'
Mar 6, 2012 8:00am PST
romney across the northeast and rick santorum in oklahoma. the biggest surprise in all, ohio. santorum and romney have fought tooth and nail to emerge vicks you from the buckeye state. let's listen to the candidates as their final pitch goes out to voters. >> i do think we have a very real chance to win. but we're not here to get you to help callista and me. we're here to get you to help the country. >> this is not just about names on the ballot. this isn't an election about the course for america. we have to get rid of a failed president and get someone in there that understand this is economy and go to work to help the american people. >> the difference in this campaign is not just about governor romney being for obamacare, romneycare, advocating, as we've seen in the last week or two, it's one thing to be for it. it's another thing to not tell the truth to the people of this country about it. with e need a president and a nominee we can trust. >> let's bring in our super tuesday power panel. i love saying that. alicia menendez, chip salzman and richard wolf. i want to start with the
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Mar 4, 2012 1:00pm PST
are up for grabs. one of those states is ohio where mitt romney and rick santorum appear to be heading toward a photo finish. carl, santorum did have the lead. romney seems to be gaining. how is it looking? >> reporter: in the polls at least with less than 48 hours, this is statistical tie in two polls and a real tie in a third. santorum has seen his lead evaporate with romney winning five states in a row. he has the momentum after washington state last night. still santorum has passion behind him. his voters are very enthusiastic when it comes to conservatives and tea party members have a big advantage over romney. he is not giving an inch. santorum believes he is going come out with delegates and someone's super tuesday. >> we are a survivor. we are doing as well as anybody in all these races, first or second in most of the states out there. i think that is going to go well for us. >>> he is making a reference to newt gingrich, santorum and gingrich tried to dodge questions today about whether or not they think the other conservative alternative to romney should drop out. gingrich sa
Mar 5, 2012 2:30am PST
on the air about a georgetown university law school student. plus, snl's mitt romney spins his narrow victory in michigan with a little help from his fake sons. that clip a little bit later in the show. first, though, let's get to the news live at 5:30 a.m. here at "30 rock" in new york city. the presidential candidates spread out across c ahead of s tuesday. 10 states will be in play tomorrow with 400 delegates at stake. the contest could bolster front-runner mitt romney. he added to his campaign momentum on saturday, winning washington state. those caucuses brought him 38% support, a double digit lead over ron paul and rick santorum. all eyes certainly will be on the state of ohio where romney and rick santorum in a statistical tie according to the latest nbc news/marist poll. on now two ohio's largest newspapers. cleveland plain dealer and the cincin enquirer putting their support behind mitt romneyment the former governor locked up the endorsements of two key conservatives. tomko burn and house majority leader eric cantor. they are hoping it will give their candidate a boost for conserva
Mar 19, 2012 9:00am PDT
-proclaimed senator racked up zero delegates in puerto rico sunday while mitt romney got a big boost in illinois. alisha, what we've seen here is that now, mitt romney has well over 10% of his lead just from these territories. what happened in puerto rico? >> i think the big story that everyone missed was governor luis fortuna calling out his troops. he scheduled his primary the same day as this presidential be primary meaning his entire party was showing up voting for mitt romney. what you now see romney doing is saying i won puerto rico. clearly i can doing well with latinos. just because you win the island of puerto rico doesn't mean su win puerto ricans in the i 4 corridor. >> jimmy, does this victory have any legs? >> not really. puerto ricans traditionally vote democratic. cuban-americans traditionally vote republican. you can't vote into an island and tell people they can't speak the language and expect to carry the people. so that's a problem for rick santorum. mitt romney did what he needed to do, fine. doesn't mean a hell of a lot. now we'll go to april and d.c., maryland and some of t
Mar 19, 2012 6:00am PDT
todd. let's get to my first read of the morning. in less than 48 hours, mitt romney gets his next midwestern test. can rick santorum do what he's done in every midwestern battleground state yet and turn it into a nail biter. romney started his day in illinois with another win under his belt. he walked away with landslide victory in puerto rico's primary. romney said that his victory signaled republicans can win hispanic voters in november. >> this isn't some little island. it's 4 million people. if it were a state, it would be the 25th largest state in the country. those people who don't think that latinos will vote for republicans need to take a look in puerto rico. >> santorum who made a tactical choice to take two days away from campaigning in illinois to try to keep romney's puerto rico delegate number down released a statement allegedly in congratulations but saying "we know mitt romney will do and say anything to get votes and this is just another example of that. i think 90% of americans who believe english should be the official language of this country must be wondering w
Mar 5, 2012 6:30pm EST
estados realizan su elecciÓn primaria y en que mÁs delgados se determinan en una sola noche, romney y santorum se perfilan como los principales contendientes y dedican estas horas a captar el mayor nÚmero de votantes, tenemos cobertura comenzando en boston, massachusetts con angie sand vatval aquÍ... donde romney planea festejar maÑana, pero hoy toda la acciÓn estÁ en ohio donde santorum le pisa los talones. >>> el sÚper martes es maÑana en 10 estados, pero los principales aspirantes pelean hoy por ohio y sus 66 delgados. romney impulsado por su triunfo del sÁbado en washington, criticÓ a obama prometio trabajo y reducciÓn de impuestos, segÚn encuestas romney que ayer rezo dio boi el apoyo de... y la ex primera dama bÁrbara busch le lleva dos puntos de ventaja a santorum, empate tÉcnico. >>> por eso tambiÉn en ohio este Último, lepe dÍapedÍa a los lece no hay skweern casa ni a las encuestas ni ly que eligieran u candidato que piensa que estados unidos es mÁs que un tema econÓmico. >>> contienda donde 10 estados se dedo den el mismo dÍa y santorum ya no tiene recurs
Mar 6, 2012 8:00pm EST
news this hour. polls in three states have just closed. nbc news projecting that mitt romney will win the massachusetts primary. moving west, oklahoma, nbc news projecting the race is too early to call. and in tennessee, the same thing, too early to call in tennessee, john. >> right now the biggest battle ground state, ohio, is too close to call as well by nbc news. that is the place where mitt romney has to beat rick santorum to preserve his claim as the inevitable nom knee. newt gingrich expected to win his home state of georgia. that might keep him in the race for now. mitt romney row jected as the winner in virginia where only he and ron paul were on the ballot. romney also the projected winner by nbc news now in vermont. >> welcome to our special super tuesday your money your vote coverage. i'm maria bartiromo. >> and we're i'm john harwood. 424 delegates are up for grabs tonight in 11 states across the country. >> all this happening on a day when your money went on a wild ride. stocks posting their biggest losses of the year today. dow jones down 203 points, more than 1.5% on th
Mar 15, 2012 4:00pm PDT
are playing politics. >>> and if there's one thing most people know about mitt romney, is that he once took a vacation with his dog, seamus, strapped to the roof of his car. what is it about romney that makes this story stick? >>> and let me finish tonight with a thought about glenn beck. >>> we begin with president obama and vice president biden in campaign mode. michael steele was the chair of the republican national committee and howard fineman is the editorial director of "the huffington post" media empire. both are msnbc political analysts. thank you, howard. you know, let's take a look right now at joe biden. joe biden's on fire today. the vice president was fired up in toledo, ohio. he took on the republican candidates, naming names and leveling attacks on all their candidates. here's some of his speech from today. let's watch. >> mitt romney, rick santorum, and newt gingrich. these guys have a fundamentally different economic philosophy than we do. simply stated, we're about promoting the private sector, they're about protecting the privileged sector! we are for a fair shot and a fa
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Mar 5, 2012 3:00pm PST
cameron starts our coverage tonight. >> reporter: on the eve of super tuesday, mitt romney has digit-digit lead in the national polls and bellwether of ohio he recounts his business experience over his rivals. >> other people in this race debated about the economy, they read about the economy, they talked about it in sub committee meetings but i have been in it. i have worked in business. >> it has romney up 11 points over santorum nationally. for the first time in months he has clear average in ohio polls, too. romney is up over santorum. virtual tie in margin of error. but that is a step-point shift to romney in the last week. santorum's lead among self-described ohio conservative is a 35-33 tossup. it's a virtual tie among men. romney is up nine points among women. romney is running strongest in northern and central ohio around cleveland and columbus. of the other super tuesday state, romney has leads in massachusetts, vermont, virginia and idaho. in ohio, santorum is strongest in the southwest, near the indiana and kentucky border and southeast near pennsylvania. he is ineligible
Mar 6, 2012 1:00am PST
in the race. on the night of the florida primary while mitt romney and newt gingrich were both watching the returns come in from the state of florida, where was ron paul? he was already campaigning out in nevada. because nevada is a caucus state, ron paul has a caucus state strategy. it was florida's him being in nevada made sense. in colorado, minnesota and missouri, where was mitt romney? he was in colorado, that was awkward because him being in colorado meant he expected to win in colorado and he did not win in colorado. then the matter of him not being able to fill the room he was in in colorado. on the night of michigan and arizona while mitt romney and rick santorum were both in michigan awaiting those results, where was newt gingrich? he was in georgia. newt gingrich knowing that he would frankly tank in michigan an arizona and knowing he needs to win his home state of georgia in order to make a credible case for staying in the race. where you are on an election night speaks volumes about your campaign strategy and expectations. tomorrow night on super tuesday, rick santorum will
Mar 5, 2012 7:00am PST
are starting to fall in behind mitt romney. but it's come at a price for the gop. first the horse race. romney scores 38%. rick santorum is at 32%. >> having just won five contests in a row now suggests i'm getting greater support. that's because people want to see someone replace barack obama. >> our poll suggests that republicans have been badly damaged by the nomination fight. 40% now have a less favorable opinion of the gop. and as to describe the rice in one word, they said unenthusiastic and depressed. for rick santorum, tomorrow is arguably his make or break moment. >> i think we're doing fine. but look. every time you get to these races and governor romney goes out there and outspends you four to one, it's going to take a toll. this is a game of survival. >> joining me today is susan page and joe cohnson. good morning. >> good morning. >> there are signs that tea partiers and the most conservative republicans are starting to coalesce behind mitt romney. but should he be concerned about the damage this race is doing. his favorable and unfavorable rating is 28% to 29% 39%. >> romney has
Mar 30, 2012 8:00am PDT
romney today, congressman paul ryan. the wisconsin representative says that romney is the right person to beat the president come november. he is also asking the party to rally around the former massachusetts governor. >> i have two criteria i am using to make my decision to vote in our primary tuesday. who is the best person to be president, who will make the best president, and who has the best chance of defeating barack obama. and in my opinion, mitt romney is clearly that person. >> we'll have more on paul ryan's endorsement and what this could mean for romney later in the show. >>> romney also got former president george h.w. bush's endorsement, but it also came with kind of an awkward moment. a reporter asked romney if george w. bush would also be endorsing him, and it put the former massachusetts governor in a little bit of a pickle, especially when bush sr. asked him, has he endorsed you? we'll have the details of that conversation for you a little bit later in "fair game." >>> israel is on high alert as hundreds of thousands of people, mainly arabs and palestinians, are floodi
Mar 11, 2012 11:30am EDT
. the president blasted mitt romney and rick santorum and newt gingrich for distorting his strategy and for warmongering. >> one thing we have not done is we haven't launched a war. if some of these folks think that it's time to launch a war, they should say so. and they should explain to the american people exactly why they would do that and what the consequences would be. >> the president sees a window of opportunity and rejects beating the drums of war. >> what i've said is that we have a window true which we can resolve this issue peacefully. we have put forward an international framework that is applying unprecedented pressure. the iranians just stated they're willing to return to the negotiating table, and we have the opwe maintain that pressure to see how it plays out. >> question, what is the major issue of the presidential election now? is it war or the economy? james. >> i still think it's the economy. if we should have a war, that will knock the economy off the front page and put us into a recession. but if we have negotiations, and this will become an extend and pretend
Mar 5, 2012 10:00am PST
are creating change. on the campaign trail, romney unleashing the silver fox. >> hi, this is bar brar bush calling for romney for president on behalf of our friend, mitt romney. we have known the romneys for years and believe mitt is the best man to lead the country for next four years. >> but just wait until you hear what barbara bush refused to say in the call about president obama. and romney's sons get the s and l treatment. >> so mitt romney's five adult sons why should people get excited and not terrified about your presence to trail? >> our average age is 36 and our medi median age is 35. see, we are just like you, america. >> good day, i'm andrea mitchell live in washington skeshs are -- conservatives are getting behind romney but there's a big swing in women voters against congressional members. chris cillizza is a managing editor of post and chuck todd host of the daily run down and chief of all things polling. chuck, first to you in the new poll. it shows that mitt romney has the support of 38% of likely republican voters. this is his best showing yet, rick santorum
Mar 15, 2012 2:00pm PDT
about mitt romney is he once took a vacation with his dog strapped to the roof of his car. what is it about romney that makes this story stick? and let me finish with a thought about glenn beck. we begin with president obama and joe biden in campaign mode. michael steele was the chair of the republican national committee and howard fineman is the editorial director of "the huffington post." both are msnbc political analysts. let's take a look at joe biden. he's on fire today. the president and vice president was fired up. he took on the republican candidates naming names and leveling a tax on all their candidates. here's some of his speech from today. let's watch. >> mitt romney, rick santorum, and newt gingrich, these guys have a fundamentally different economic philosophy than we do. simply stated, we're about promoting the private sector. they are about protecting the privileged sector. we are for a fair shot and a fair shake. they are about no rules, no risks, and no accountability. i want to tell you what's real. economic theories. they are bankrupt. if you give any one of
Mar 14, 2012 5:30pm PDT
, the focus was on rick santorum and mitt romney, after santorum bested the frontrunner in alabama and mississippi. rick santorum celebrated his victories last night in lafayette, louisiana and said they make him the one true nsertiveltertive to mitt romney. >> the time is now for conservatives to pull together. the time is now to make sure... to make sure that we have the best chance to win this election, and the best chance to win this election is to nominate a conservative to go up against barack obama, who can take him >> suarez: from there, it was off to puerto rico, ahead of the primary there on sunday, with 23 delegates at stake. in san juan, santorum argued again thatt's now between romney and himself. romney had sounded confident yesterday, on cnn, before learning that he finished third in both alabama and mississippi. >> senator santorum is at the desperate end of his campaign and is trying in some way to boost his prospects. >> some who are conservative may not be this my cam many but they will be when i face the nominee and face barack obama. and the campaign issued a
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